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Revealing Questions

Q. How would you describe your life in only 8 words?

A. Working towards a world that functions for ALL

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. In any situation, I can always express love. Nothing can ever prevent me from loving

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. "Perfect love casteth out fear"

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Exactly where I am now

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Many historical figures inspire me deeply, but I do not identify with any as I consider each person as unique

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Roger W. Mc Gowen, a death row inmate in Texas, 22 years of death row for a crime of which he is innocent, with whom I have been corresponding for 22 years and who has become a true spiritual teacher for me

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Regret is in the past and my whole philosophy of life is built on gratitude for the present

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. True computer expertise!

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. "I can of mine own self do nothing, the Father in me, he doeth the works" (Jesus)

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. Truly myself

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Barbet, in THE VOYAGE by Charles Morgan

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. I haven't read fiction for 15-20 years

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Meditation and spiritual work for world healing; just BEING

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. I have none, as I live in gratitude for what IS and not what might have been

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Integrity - Love - Joy

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Sunflower seed sprouts in yoghurt with honey (I eat that everyday for lunch)

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Amazing Grace (five times!)

On Books and Writing

Q. What are your 5 favorite books of all time?

A. The Bible, The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy, The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran, A Thousand Names for Joy by Byron Katie

Q. Is there a book you love to reread?

A. Stillness Speaks by Eckhart Tolle and Science and Health by M.B. Eddy

Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?

A. That my books have helped them progress in life

Q. How did you come to write The Gentle Art of Blessing?

A. It was the result of an extremely challenging life situation I was able to heal through the discovery of the practice of blessing, understood as wanting the real good of the other one from the depths of one's heart.

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